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Upper Canopy Rock Climbing 

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Location: 37.7498, -111.8734 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Andrew Gram, Perin Blanchard, grk10vq, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: grk10vq on Aug 8, 2012


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One of the newest additions to the Jungle, this area lies about 5 to 10 minutes past the Upper Jungle area and shares the same approach. A good sized crag with cracks and steep faces. Rock quality varies, but is generally solid with the wall ranging from 35 to 60 feet in size.

Getting There 

Drive past the Upper Jungle parking area through the switch backs until the road flattens out. Twenty meters on the right is a turnout marked with a large white limestone cairn. Pull in here. Across or south of the road is a U.S.F.S. orange "cutting unit boundry" sign. Behind this tree is a well engendered trail across the forest floor to the end of the Upper Canopy area. It is flat and easy with a minimum of talus. It terminates at a very large rock cairn. Look back north at the easy and short descent through talus to good climbing.

If climbing and parked at the Upper Jungle parking lot, following cairns past the Lucy in the Sky. Continue across the talus of the Upper Jungle until you reach a small incline. Follow this to its apex. The Upper Canopy begins here with the mixed route Monkey Hips and Rice. The area is the smaller, most remote region of the wall.

Climbing Season

For the Jungle, on the Aquarius Plateau area.

Weather station 8.9 miles from here

7 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Upper Canopy

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Upper Canopy:
Donkey Kong   5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b     Trad, Alpine, 60'   
Monkey Hips and Rice   5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Trad, Sport, Alpine, 65'   
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Featured Route For Upper Canopy
Rock Climbing Photo: Zac on the FA

Donkey Kong Country 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a  UT : Jungle, on the Aquarius Pla... : Upper Canopy
(aka Donkey Kong Jr. Direct) Delicate moves in the thin crack and crimps out right. Protects in the thin crack. Move right and take the #4 size crack of DK Jr. to the chains. The angle of the rock keeps it from being pumpy and consistent with 9+....[more]   Browse More Classics in UT

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Rock Climbing Photo: Park here on the right next to the white cairn to ...
BETA PHOTO: Park here on the right next to the white cairn to ...
Rock Climbing Photo: Obvious trail behind the tree with this sign.
BETA PHOTO: Obvious trail behind the tree with this sign.

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